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Ethical Questions about AI Surgery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ethical Questions about AI Surgery

Wondered at first where the ethical questions were coming from.  Access to advanced methods?  No, it seems privacy was once again involved.Researchers examine the...

Hyperion Research Invites Submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards
From insideHPC

Hyperion Research Invites Submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

Hyperion Research is accepting submissions for the 16th round of the HPC Innovation Excellence Awards, to be announced at the SC20 (virtual) conference in November...

From Computational Complexity

Do Senators have an Advantage for being Dem VP Nominee?

This is a non-partisan post. Even so:  I plan to vote for Joe Biden.(Lance says that whenever I write `this is a non-partisan post'  its partisan anyway.)I've had...

Testing Self Driving in Germany
From The Eponymous Pickle

Testing Self Driving in Germany

The idea of autonomous vehicles moves on.Mobileye wins permit to test autonomous vehicles in Germany   By Kyle Wiggers in VenturebeatMobileye, Intel’s driverless...

Google Updates Audio Settings
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Updates Audio Settings

Had noticed that that Google assistant seemed to better understand.    Via Google:' .... We recently updated the setting for voice and audio recordings in yourThe...

The NSA on the Risks of Exposing Location Data
From Schneier on Security

The NSA on the Risks of Exposing Location Data

The NSA has issued an advisory on the risks of location data. Mitigations reduce, but do not eliminate, location tracking risks in mobile devices. Most users rely...

The Many Sat Nav Systems in Orbit
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Many Sat Nav Systems in Orbit

The continued increase of GPS systems.   Will the data from multiple systems be commonly be shared?  Or more likely withdrawn in conflict?China Celebrates Completion...

Summit Takes Center Stage in GE Wind Power Study
From insideHPC

Summit Takes Center Stage in GE Wind Power Study

Scientists at GE Research have been authorized by the U.S. Department of Energy to access Oak Ridge National Lab’s (ORNL) Summit supercomputer, the world second...

Unify Your Analytics, and Keep Your Data Where It Suits You
From insideHPC

Unify Your Analytics, and Keep Your Data Where It Suits You

In this sponsored post, Joy King, VP, Vertica Product Management & Product Marketing, believes that we need to stop our fixation with “data in one place.” The days...

RadioFreeHPC: HPC Market Growth; Student Cluster Competition — Winter Classic Invitational
From insideHPC

RadioFreeHPC: HPC Market Growth; Student Cluster Competition — Winter Classic Invitational

by RadioFreeHPC Podcast HPC Market Projected Growth It’s a few weeks since we recorded this episode so maybe things have changed, but as of the recording the HPC...

Robotic Bricklayer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Bricklayer

A great deal of human engineering has been done on bricklaying, that could be used to carefully compare the work involved under varying contexts. Robotic Bricklayer...

Questions on the Value of Speaking Robotish
From The Eponymous Pickle

Questions on the Value of Speaking Robotish

What is the meaning behind declaring something a language?    We have many computing and many human languages.  How much does their form influence the nature of...

Opinions on State of the Art of Automated Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Opinions on State of the Art of Automated Machine Learning

Very useful piece here,  the individual comments at the link are most interesting, the key takeaways are mostly obvious. State of the Art in Automated Machine Learning...

Google Suites to be Modified
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Suites to be Modified

Have now had to use G-Suites for a number of interactions, especially of university project communications.   Always thought they were less logical, especiallyGoogle...

Inspur NF5488A5 Breaks AI Server Performance Record in Latest MLPerf Benchmarks
From insideHPC

Inspur NF5488A5 Breaks AI Server Performance Record in Latest MLPerf Benchmarks

San Jose, Aug. 5 – In the results released last week of MLPerf AI benchmark, Inspur NF5488A5 server set a new AI performance record in the Resnet50 training task...

CCC Reversible Classical Computing Workshop – Position Papers Submission Deadline August 7th
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Reversible Classical Computing Workshop – Position Papers Submission Deadline August 7th

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) will hold a virtual workshop the week of Oct. 5-9 (with a reception on Fri., Oct. 2) to address the physics & engineering...

Google-Style Map of the Brain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google-Style Map of the Brain

As suggested brains vary considerably.   So its not a map in a true geographic sense. a more probabilistic map.  How easy is it to navigate, link to behavior, data...

Cisco on Post Quantum Security
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cisco on Post Quantum Security

Full considerable article at the link, a good overview of the direction of quantum Crypto, with predictive time line.It’s Not Too Early to Start Thinking AboutBy...

Downsizing of Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Downsizing of Retail

Retailwire does a good job of examining current trends and process in retail.Has retail permanently downsized?By George Anderson in RetailwireThe number of people...

Panasas Offering Takes on Tiered HPC Storage Headaches, Automatically Adapts to Workload Changes
From insideHPC

Panasas Offering Takes on Tiered HPC Storage Headaches, Automatically Adapts to Workload Changes

High performance storage vendor Panasas today released Dynamic Data Acceleration on its new PanFS  parallel file system, a software feature designed to overcome...
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